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Iqaluit Amateur Hockey Association joins World Girls Hockey Weekend

Every year, there’s a weekend set aside for girls hockey players to get out on the ice and play with other girls and just enjoy playing. That weekend was Oct. 4 to 6 as World...

Cracking down on booze at hockey tournament

There will be zero tolerance for players bringing alcohol into the community for sale during the annual Calm Air Cup — the Jon Lindell Memorial (JLM) — senior men's hockey tournament, said the event's...
Yellowknife is confrimed to host the Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada in 2020. Photo courtesy of Sportsnet.

Yellowknife to host Hockey Day in Canada 2020

Yellowknife will be hosting Socitiabank Hockey Day in Canada in 2020. City councillors supported the community's bid host the national celebration of hockey at the beginning of April. On Saturday, Sportsnet announced the city's bid was...
This is the logo for Team North, which is actually two teams - male and female - that will represent the NWT, Yukon and Nunavut at the upcoming National Aboriginal Hockey Championships. Image courtesy of Aboriginal Sports Circle NWT

Five Hay River players looking forward to National Aboriginal Hockey Championships

Hay River will be well represented at the upcoming National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC), which are set for May 6-14 in Whitehorse. Five young people from the community will be playing with Team North, which...
Leo Kaludjak tries to control the puck in the corner and avoid the check of the NWT's Liam Carroll. James McCarthy/NNSL photo

Canada Games hockey heads west

It's not often teams from the North are able to get together as they prepare for the Canada Winter Games and it's rarer still to get to play against your competition before the games...
Andrew Carr looks to win a face off against Team Nunavut's Chase Herron. Dylan Short/NNSL photo

Team NT top of the pack at Arctic Showcase

The top boys hockey players from across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut met in Yellowknife last weekend for a number of tune up games at the Arctic Showcase. Team NT and Team Nunavut were joined...
Minor hockey players, from left, Ricky Putumiraqtuq, Brya Kingunkotok, Daniel Kingunkotok and Amos Nakoolak are having a blast hanging-out with head instructor David Clark of Rankin Inlet during the Rankin Rock Season Opener hockey camp in Baker Lake. That camp was followed up last week with another one in Arviat. Photo courtesy David Clark

Rankin camp heads to Arviat

The Rankin Rock hockey camp tour came to an end last week in Arviat. The Rankin Rock won a $ 80,000 Youth Arctic Inspiration prize earlier this year in order to expand the camp outside...

First Shift hockey program comes to Inuvik

More than 40 youth have registered for Inuvik's first year hosting Canadian Tire's First Shift hockey program. The program, meant for new-to-hockey families, aims to make the sport more accessible, according to Britney Selina, program...

Cup returns to E3SS

Keenen Wolki and his team of East Three Secondary School students hoisted the school’s miniature Stanley Cup last week, winning the final game of floor hockey intramurals in the season-ending playoffs. The Cup was presented...

Nine repping Beaufort Delta

Forty players competed to make the bantam boys' hockey team at the Arctic Winter Games trial last weekend in Inuvik, with about half making the cut. “All the kids are working hard and battling hard,”...

Hockey training ramps up

Hockey training took over the Midnight Sun Complex earlier this month as players of all age levels prepared for a big year. The annual Inuvik Minor Hockey Association clinic saw 110 people take part from...

Player turns coach

Brittenie Jefferd-Moore, known better in town by the nickname Bitsie, was one of only two girls in her age group playing hockey growing up. “I remember having to get dressed in the women’s washroom in...